PictureTel has embarked on a renewed drive to stimulate interest in videoconferencing with a new product as it attempts to overcome slow market acceptance of the technology. The company last week launched its Windows NT-based Intel TeamStation System, developed with new partner Intel and billed as a visual collaboration tool, rather than plain old videoconferencing.
Netbridge's general manager, David Evans (below), speaks to Philip Sim.
Accelerating growth of Internet Protocol (IP) addresses in the corporate network is set to become a multimillion-dollar industry for integrators that have the skills to offer specialist IP management services.
Gary Ganis, Powerlan's director, talks to ARN's Mark Jones.
One of Sun's top engineers last week positioned his company's Jini distributed computing architecture as the magic formula to fuse the freedom of mobile devices with the power of networks. The message holds particular relevance in mobile-crazed Japan where on-the-go high schoolers already order tickets, send e-mail and play games over their cell phones.
Love it or hate it, Cisco is one of the industry's benchmark networking companies. The last two years has seen it battle hard to lose the "just a router company" image as it seeks out fields of gold in the telecommunications market.
D-Link is continuing its charge for market share in the SOHO and home consumer space with its latest DI-series remote connectivity Internet access server products.
Security professionals and administrators of systems and networks may soon have access to the results of an extensive survey on salaries, job satisfaction and turnover in their field - if they participate in online research being conducted by a professional association.
A group of Victorian IT businesses has defeated IBM and Compaq in a $15 million hospital integration deal touted as one of Australia's first serious converged IP voice and data projects.
Acquisition-hungry Datatec has revealed it is on the prowl for another Kiwi business, just weeks after announcing plans to buy Anite's Australian and New Zealand operation. Datatec has agreed to buy Anite Pacific for almost $25 million, a move that follows its CNI acquistion late last year.
Senteq CEO Jonathon Fisk talks to Mark Jones.
The US Army has kicked off a systems integration and engineering procurement worth up to $US1 billion that will provide Army installations and operations worldwide with the talent and expertise required to develop and maintain secure, state-of-the-art global information technology systems.
Cisco's serious foray into the small and medium business market is paying handsome dividends with that section of the networking company growing over 100 per cent in the 1998 fiscal year.
Cabletron Systems is attempting to cut the competitive ties preventing its network management software from achieving broad industry support. The company last week spun off its Spectrum network management tool as a separate business unit in what executives believe will overcome competitive hurdles and impress shareholders.
3Com's twisting business strategy took another turn last week when it promised not to rely on network interface cards (NICs) and modem business to support future growth. 3Com's stock price dropped almost 14 per cent on hearing the news, which followed disappointing but better-than-expected fourth-quarter financial results.
Tim Rosser, Rosser Communications' director, talks to Mark Jones.
Alcatel has announced a new integrated platform for delivering scalable, voice, fax and data services over the Internet at the recent CommunicAsia 99.
Cisco Systems announced on Tuesday the acquisition of two-year-old semiconductor development company StratumOne Communications, in a deal valued at approximately $US435 million.
Communications integration specialist Scitec has edged out local rivals to score a lucrative network upgrade project with West Australian farmers' Co-operative Bulk Handling Limited (CBH). The company scored the deal based on technical merit, in what Scitec believes is a vote of confidence in both its network management and integration skills.
ARN: How did the company come into being? Anderson: The company was formed in 1985 and we were basically a corporate network provider. However, we started supplying microwave and LAN connections in 1991. Today we are mainly wireless network providers, typically connecting buildings between 30 and 60kms apart.
DocuSign is investing heavily in the Asia Pacific channel. With 66 active partners across the distribution, reseller, and ISV space, the digital agreements specialist is looking to grow the practice further as it continues to make gains in the local market.. Read more